Safety Articles

Facility managers are often charged with health and safety responsibilities, including fire safety and alarm systems, OSHA inspections, ergonomics, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and much more.

Campus Safety Includes Fire Prevention

Now that students have moved into college residence halls, off-campus housing, or fraternity/sorority houses for the school year, ASSE has prepared (and is distributing) free fire safety information on how students can stay... ...Read More...

U.S. Labor Department Awards $6.7 Million In Safety And Health Training Grants

The grants support workplace safety and health training programs that educate employees in industries with high hazard and fatality rates, employees with limited English proficiency, hard-to-reach employees, and small business... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: New Meaning To "Please Remain In Your Seats"

A company offers a venue for social events in the... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: New Meaning To “Please Remain In Your Seats”

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FM Issue Bonus: Maintaining Order When The Power Goes Out

In this Web exclusive, Brian Phelan of ASCO takes a look at power delivery to healthcare... ...Read More...

BOMA Comments On New ADA Accessibility Guidelines

Association asks the Department of Justice (DOJ) to maintain a broad grandfather clause to protect existing facilities already in compliance with the current... ...Read More...

Study Shows Role Of Training In Earplug Effectiveness

A field attenuation study conducted by the Howard Leight Acoustical Laboratory on the performance of hearing protection devices showed that one-on-one training was the most significant factor in predicting good earplug... ...Read More...

This Just In Regarding Hurricane Ike…

Warnings and instructions have been issued in earnest late on Friday, September 12, 2008, as Hurricane Ike churns towards the Texas coast. Residents in the affected areas have been urged to react accordingly. Click the headline above for more... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Inside The Particle Accelerator

Early this morning, science was made in a remote part of Europe. Some of you may have seen the video last Friday, and others may have heard about it on the news, but today was the day when the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) did its thing...with a... ...Read More...

U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA offers assistance for Hurricane Gustav cleanup and recovery

As Hurricane Ike swirls sporadically towards the Gulf for a second bash at the fragile coast, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be offering the full resources of the agency to assist in protecting the safety and health of working men and women responding in the wake of Hurricane Gustav along the Gulf... ...Read More...